Fair Lawn, NJ
Crime Rates



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Fair Lawn, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Fair Lawn is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (72%) and also has a lower crime rate than 63% of the communities in New Jersey, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Fair Lawn is one in 134 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 40. It is for these reasons that Fair Lawn is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Fair Lawn has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Fair Lawn is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fair Lawn does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Fair Lawn.

For Fair Lawn, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Fair Lawn than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4699, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Fair Lawn is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Fair Lawn than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 138.

Fair Lawn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

72

(100 is safest)


Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

Fair Lawn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

239

246

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.21

7.27

7.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fair Lawn 0.21
New Jersey 2.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,699

in Fair Lawn

1 in 483

in New Jersey

Fair Lawn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 32,896
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.18

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fair Lawn 7.27
New Jersey 13.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 138

in Fair Lawn

1 in 75

in New Jersey

Fair Lawn Property CRIMES

Population: 32,896
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 190 17
Rate per 1,000 0.97 5.78 0.52

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Fair Lawn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fair Lawn 47
New Jersey 56